Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
In Asian languages, the word for ‘mind’ and the word for ‘heart’ are same. So if you’re not hearing mindfulness in some deep way as heartfulness, you’re not really understanding it. Compassion and kindness towards oneself are intrinsically woven into it. You could think of mindfulness as wise and affectionate attention.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
One who is kind is sympathetic and gentle with others. He is considerate of others’ feelings and courteous in his behavior. He has a helpful nature. Kindness pardons others’ weaknesses and faults. Kindness is extended to all – to the aged and the young, to animals, to those low of station as well as the high.
When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that’s where they stay.
I live by the code ‘Kill them with kindness, blood everywhere;’ for me, it’s always about being the nicest kind of guy.
That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness.
There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice.
Kindness is wisdom.